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Diane Rehm: On My Mind

Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.

Published: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:15:52 -0500

Last Build Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:15:52 -0500

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A President’s Claim Of Immunity And A Conversation With Actor – And Author – Tom Hanks

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:00:00 -0500

A former special prosecutor weighs in on where the Mueller investigation may be headed, then, a conversation with actor, filmmaker and author Tom Hanks

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An About Face On Net Neutrality, Then, How President Trump Is Reshaping The Judiciary

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:00:00 -0500

What the end of net neutrality could mean for users and future of the internet, then, a look at President Trump's extraordinary opportunity to appoint conservative judges.

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Revolutionizing Your Body From Within, Then Best-Selling Author Isabel Allende On Her Latest Book And Finding Unexpected Love

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

Dr. Michael Mosley on the powerful army of microbes inside our gut and what they mean for our mood, weight and immune system. Then Isabel Allende on her latest book, "In the Midst of Winter."

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Confronting Sexual Misconduct Allegations In Politics And A Leading Executive On Making It In Hollywood As A Woman

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

With news of sexual misconduct continuing to fill the headlines, former Sen. Barbara Boxer discusses harassment in Congress and HBO executive Sheila Nevins talks about her experience in Hollywood. Also, new accusations against Roy Moore and Senator Al Franken and the reaction in Washington.

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Where Do We Go From Here With Sexual Harassment And Taking A Long View Of American Politics With Dan Rather

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0500

Sexual harassment allegations continue to pile up. Where do we go from here? Then, former CBS News anchor Dan Rather on bridging political division in the age of Trump.

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Making Sense Of The Russia Inquiry And A New Era For The Private Prison Industry

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Making sense of the investigation into possible coordination between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia, then, with business booming under Trump, a look at the private prison industry.

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Why Sharp Criticism Of Trump Doesn’t Sway His Supporters, Then Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Ron Chernow

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Brian Resnick of explains why President Trump's supporters will most likely stick with him. Then, Pulitzer Prize winning author Ron Chernow on his new biography of Ulysses S. Grant.

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How Congress Contributed To Our Nation’s Opioid Epidemic And Why A Former Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chair Is Tweeting About Leadership

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400

How Congress contributed to our nation's opioid addiction, then General Martin Dempsey, former Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on what it takes to be a leader.

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Analysis Of GOP Senator Bob Corker’s Dire Warnings And A Conversation With Children’s Author Sandra Boynton

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Republican Senator Bob Corker, chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, openly feuds with President Trump, then, a conversation with best-selling children's author and illustrator, Sandra Boynton.

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The Challenge Of Defending Our Civil Liberties And Ta-Nehisi Coates On Trump, Race, And Finding His Voice

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:00:00 -0400

National Legal Director of the ACLU, David Cole, on defending our civil liberties and Atlantic Magazine national correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates on why Donald Trump is America's "first white president"

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